KONGO across the WATERS, a pop-up exhibition in Princeton

KONGO across 1On October 25th, 2014 the temporary exhibition ‘Kongo across the Waters’  opened up  at the Princeton University Art Museum where it will stay until January 25th, 2015.

Featuring 111 objects on loan from the Royal Museum for Central Africa this exhibition focuses on the history, culture and art from the Kongo region in West Central Africa.
It also highlights the impact of Kongo culture on the development of African American cultures in the United States as a result of the Atlantic slave trade.KONGO across 3

Earlier, this exhibition could be admired both at the Harn Museum of Art in Gainesville, Florida (US)  and at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia (US).

As from February 27 until May 25, 2015 the exhibition will be held at the New Orleans Museum of Art, its final stop.

More info
http://www.kongoacrossthewaters.org
http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1619